The World's Capital of Yoga
Rishikesh is also known as the center for religious activities and spirituality since ancient times. Rishikesh is situated on the right back of the river Ganga and is surrounded by majestic hills all-sided. Rishikesh is also known as the world capital of yoga and there are a number of ashrams located in Rishikesh offering yoga and meditation to tourists.
Rishikesh is also the famous gateway to pilgrimage sites such as Kedarnath and Badrinath. During the early time rishis, sages, seers, and munies use to practice penance and meditation, in and around the sides of Rishikesh. Rishikesh is having a pure and holy environment that encourages tourists to pilgrimage yatra with pure soul.
It is also having various exotic cuisines and colorful traditions and cultures which gives the tourist a wonderful experience. Besides culture and tradition, Rishikesh is also famous for adventure activities such as River Rafting, cliff jumping, hiking, river crossing, Bungee Jumping, cliff jumping, Camping, etc. which attracts many adventure enthusiasts both nationally and internationally.
Where to stay in Rishikesh
There are various Hotels to spend nights in Rishikesh, such as Hotel Vasundhara, Raj Resort on Badrinath Road, Ganga Kinare hotel, Raj Palace Hotel, Hotel The Great Ganga, The Narayan Resort and spa, Hotel Glasshouse, Haveli Hari Ganga, Gayatri hotel, Explore Himalayas Resort and many more.
Where to eat in Rishikesh
The best option to have some delicious food in Rishikesh is Chotiwala near Swarg ashram, Little Buddha cafe, Riverain Cafe, Devraj Coffee corner, Moonlight cafe, Daana Paani, Kautilya Restaurant, and hotel Neelam. These are some good restaurants in Rishikesh offering the best hygienic food to tourists and local people.